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Futurama: The Deep South

A day off from work, the crew aboard the Planet Express Spaceship goes fishing. When Bender fashions a gigantic hook catching a gigantic fish, he causes the ship to sink. Once submerged, the crew finds an ancient sunken city habitated by mermaids and mermen. Fry is the first to contact them - and one of them in a romantic way.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x16
Production Number: 2ACV12
Airdate: Sunday April 16th, 2000

  • Currently 5.7/10
5.7/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Donovan (1)Donovan (1)
voiced Himself
Parker PoseyParker Posey
voiced Umbriel
Main Cast
Katey SagalKatey Sagal
voiced Turanga Leela, Various
Billy WestBilly West
voiced Philip J. Fry, Professor Hubert Farnsworth, Dr. John Zoidberg, Zapp Brannigan, Leo Wong, Various
John DiMaggioJohn DiMaggio
voiced Bender Bending Rodriguez (Bending Unit 22), Various
Lauren TomLauren Tom
voiced Amy Wong, Inez Wong, Various
Tress MacNeilleTress MacNeille
voiced Mom, Linda the Newscaster, Various
Frank WelkerFrank Welker
voiced Nibbler, Various
Phil LaMarrPhil LaMarr
voiced Hermes Conrad, Lionel Preacherbot, Various
Maurice LaMarcheMaurice LaMarche
voiced Kif Kroker, Morbo, Walt, Raoul, Various
David Herman (1)David Herman (1)
voiced Mayor Poopenmayer, Professor Ogden Wernstrum, Scruffy, Turanga Morris, Larry, Dwayne, Various
Kath SoucieKath Soucie
voiced Cubert Farnsworth, Various
Episode Notes
Opening theme promotion: A Stern Warning Of Things To Come

Opening theme cartoon: Scrap Happy Daffy

On the FOX and Comedy Central airings of this episode (as well as the DVD version), the Professor says, "Sweet Zombie Jesus!" as he watches the giant fish leap out of the ocean. On Cartoon Network's Adult Swim line-up and TBS's "Too Funny to Sleep" line-up, the "Jesus" in "Sweet Zombie Jesus" was muted out.

Cultural References
The sunken city that the Planet Express crew finds turns out to be Atlanta, Georgia. This is a spoof on the lost city of Atlantis.

Other Episode Crew

Director Of Computer GraphicsScott Vanzo
3d DirectorScott Vanzo
Warning: Futurama season 2 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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